(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The 2012 RECon Mena Shopping Centre Industry Conference kicks off today and will run until November 13 in Dubai, jointly organised by the Middle East Council of Shopping Centres (MECSC) and the International Council of Shopping Centres, and supported and endorsed by the Government of Dubai, the Department of Economic Development and the Dubai Service Excellence Scheme.
The Middle East has several tourist destinations, and is home to some of the largest, most advanced and highly-competitive enclosed malls and shopping centres in the world.
The 2012 RECon Mena Shopping Centre Industry Conference has been developed to address the day-to-day needs of the shopping centre industry to increase footfall, build customer loyalty and enhance the shopping experience.
"The mall industry in the Mena region has definitely come of age and there are many bright sparks on the horizon. Shopping centres, anywhere in the world, have to constantly strive to keep the customer satisfied," said Majid Saif Al Ghurair, chairman of the MECSC and president of Burjuman.